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No One Likes to Wait

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In today’s fast-paced world, it’s important to keep in mind: Absolutely no one likes to wait. We are used to getting what we want quickly. We can get on our smart phones at any minute and access just about anything we need instantly. As a mother and a pediatric dentist, …

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Postponing a Filling with Silver Diamine Fluoride

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By Dr. Whitney Garol, The Smile Shop What do you do when a little one needs a filling? There are a couple of options depending on a child’s ability to sit for the length of a dental procedure. If your child isn’t quite able to sit for a filling, there …

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How To Manage the Symptoms of a Cold or Flu

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Cold and flu season is comin’ in hot, as temperatures are winding down and we say goodbye to long summer days and hello to the fall chill. And along with it all the fun of runny noses and coughing to keep your kids, and you, up all night. So how …

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What You Need To Know About Sex Trafficking in Reno


Remember when you thought talking to your kids about sex was uncomfortable and tricky to maneuver? Well, I have found a topic that feels even more terrifying. It’s called “How not to get trafficked.” This topic is vital today. Please don’t skip it. Ever look at your kids, ready to …

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